Vocus Australia selects STL’s Opticonn solutions to expand fibre network

STL recently announced a partnership with Vocus Group, a specialist fibre and network solutions provider in Australia. This deal strengthens STL’s presence in the Australian market, helping network creators deploy high capacity nationwide networks faster.

Vocus Group Limited is Australia’s specialist fibre and network solutions provider, connecting all mainland capitals with Asia and the USA. Regionally, Vocus has backhaul fibre connecting most regional centres in Australia. Vocus also operates an extensive and modern network in New Zealand, connecting the country’s capitals and most regional centres. In total, the Vocus terrestrial network is c.30,000 route-km of high performance, high availability fibre-optic cable, including 4,600km of submarine cable connecting Singapore, Indonesia and Australia and 2,100km of submarine cable between Port Hedland and Darwin and connecting offshore oil and gas facilities in the Timor Sea. Vocus owns a portfolio of well-recognised brands catering to enterprise, government, wholesale, small business and residential customers across Australia and New Zealand.

Vocus will leverage STL’s Opticonn solution, which offers a range of optical fibre and cable products, optical interconnect offerings and pre-connectorised kits.

Speaking on the agreement, Ankit Agarwal, CEO – Connectivity Solutions Business, STL, said, “We are excited to partner with Vocus for the expansion of their fibre network that will connect millions across Australia. Our end-to-end capabilities for global digital networks form a strategic fit with Vocus’s long-term goals and we look forward to delivering innovative solutions that can help drive these outcomes.”

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